PALPA, June 1: Palpa district has reported its first case of the novel coronavirus disease. Three persons who have recently returned from India were diagnosed with this viral infection.

RUPANDEHI, March 14: Vehicular movement on the Butwal-Palpa road section along the Siddhartha Highway will remain closed for eight hours a day as works have commenced upgrading the highway.

Recipe of Chukauni

February 18, 2020 09:00 am

One of the popular salad made in the western region of Nepal, especially in Palpa district, Chukauni is a spicy salad where potato is dressed with sour yogurt.

PALPA, Feb 3: A famous tourist destination aside, Rampur in Palpa district is proving to be an agricultural zone. Rampur municipality-6 is ahead of the total 10 wards in the production of agricultural produce. Farmers in the village have cultivated banana farming on approximately 40 ropani ( one ropani is equivalent to 5476 square feet).

PALPA, Jan 15: Thousands of devotees have thronged Ruru Kshetra (also known as Ridi) to take a holy dip in the Kaligandaki River which is considered to be a holy river and has been mentioned in various scriptures of Hindu religion for ages.

When will the schools be reconstructed?

December 30, 2019 08:46 am

PALPA, Dec 30: The reconstruction of the school buildings damaged by the 2015 earthquake so as to shift the students studying in the open to classrooms is ongoing in the district. The District Level Project Implementation Unit (Education), with a five-year deadline to complete the reconstruction work, is speeding up the work.

PALPA, Nov 26: Formal and informal programs of various kinds were held in the district on Monday as part of the 16-day activism against violence against women (VAW) organized worldwide and across the country. The campaign that begins every year from 25 November and ends in 10 December has brought stakeholders together for the cause.

PALPA, Nov 19: A coffee farmer from Burtung village of Palpa, Rewanta Bahadur Bista, 76, has a dream. He wants not just his own business to grow manifold, but also wishes that Palpa be identified as the best coffee production district. “And my dream is not baseless, we have all potential required to establish ourselves as best coffee producers in the country,” he claims.

PALPA, Sept 17: Despite high demand of coffee both in internal and foreign markets, the country is producing coffee far below its capacity.

Three die in Palpa jeep accident

September 4, 2019 18:25 pm

PALPA, Sept 4: Three persons died and 18 others sustained injuries when a jeep met with an accident at Galyang municipality-3, Kholsa in Syangja on Wednesday.

PALPA, Aug 16: People have observed Gaijatra in memory of their deceased kith and kins.

Landslide obstructs road in Palpa

August 4, 2019 14:11 pm

PALPA, Aug 4: Traffic movement along the Beldanda Bahakhola road along the Aryabhangjyang road section in Rampur, Palpa has been disrupted due to a landslide that occurred last night.

PALPA, August 2: The District Police Office (DPO) Palpa has launched a campaign against the consumption of wild mushrooms. The campaign that aims to make people aware of poisonous wild mushrooms follows the cases of frequent deaths from the consumption of poisonous mushroom harvested from forests.

PALPA, July 25: A concrete bridge has been constructed at Gaurighat of Rampur Municipality-6 in the district.

PALPA, July 23: A silage production plant of international standard has come in operation in Rampur municipality of Palpa district.

BEJHAD, June 27: Rampur municipality here has announced a policy of providing free education up to the Master's level to daughters to be born henceforth in the municipality.

PALPA, June 10: One more person has died on Monday after consuming wild mushroom in Nisdi rural municipality.

PALPA, June 9: A girl has died and 10 others have fallen sick at Sarkidanda of Jhiruwas in Nisdi rural municipality after consuming wild mushroom.

PALPA, May 9: The up-gradation of Birkot-Gejha-Bardale road section has completed. Locals joined their hands to upgrade the road linking Birkot of Purbakhola rural municipality-5 and Gejha of Rampur municipality-10.

PALPA, April 29: Five of the six passengers died on the spot after a jeep carrying the bridegroom’s procession veered off the road in Palpa.

Teenage raped in Gulmi

April 18, 2019 15:22 pm

GULMI, April 18: A 14-year-old girl of Chhatrakot rural municipality-6 in Gulmi district has been raped. Samir Miya, a.k.a. Hanuman, 45, of Tansen municipality of Palpa district raped the girl on Wednesday.

Jeep accident leaves driver dead

April 18, 2019 09:52 am

BEJHAD, April 18: A jeep accident occurred at Tahun Deurali in Rambha rural municipality left its driver dead. Lal Bahadur Sinjali, 30, who has been living at rural municipality-2, Foksingkot Surumdanda died at 8.00 last night while undergoing treatment at Lumbini Medical College, confirmed the District Police Office, Palpa.

PALPA, March 15: Thirty-four students in Palpa have been ineligible to sit for the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) scheduled to be held from coming March 24.

BEJHAD, Feb 9: The three-kilometer Palpa Butwal road section along the Siddhartha Highway is to remain sporadically closed for the next four days beginning from today for a geological survey.

JAN 29: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

January 29, 2019 18:00 pm

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PALPA, Jan 26: Locals of Mathagadhi Rural Municipality in Mahilachaur of Palpa district are having sleepless nights 17 goats have been killed by tiger (s) within a span of a few months. tiger attack

PALPA, Jan 15: Paragliding has been successfully undertaken at Rampur of Palpa district. Its successful test was done on Monday at Rampur Municipality-7, Bahundanda which has abundant opportunity for paragliding.

PALPA, Dec 24: The number of women receiving abortion services has increased by 25 percent in the past one year in the district, according to the record maintained by District Health Office, Palpa.

4 killed in Palpa jeep accident

December 13, 2018 21:43 pm

PALPA, Dec 13: Four people have been killed in a jeep accident in the district on Thursday evening.

Motorcycle-hit claims pedestrian

December 6, 2018 14:33 pm

PALPA, Dec 6: A pedestrian has been killed after being hit by a motorcycle at Damakada in Tansen Municipality-9 on Thursday.

Dhanamaya Diswa becomes Palpa Folk Idol

November 25, 2018 09:26 am

PALPA, Nov 24: Dhanamaya Disuwa has won the ‘Palpa Folk Idol’ competition organized by the local Srinagar community television of Tansen.

One nabbed for human trafficking

October 25, 2018 12:43 pm

PALPA, Oct 25: A woman has been arrested from Tansen municipality- in the case of human trafficking.

One held on rape charge from Palpa

October 25, 2018 12:13 pm

PALPA, Oct 25: Police have arrested a person on the charge of raping a 13-year-old girl in Chapakot municipality, Syangja.

Missing man found dead

September 14, 2018 13:26 pm

PALPA, Sept 14: A body was found near garbage disposal area of Tansen United Mission Hospital. Sunil Chhetri, 39, of Tansen municipality, Mission Tole, was found dead, 100 meters ahead of the hospital premises on Friday morning.

PALPA, Aug 27: Locals in Palpa have observed Gaijatra festival commemorating the departed souls of their kin at the district headquarters Tansen on Monday.

A crate of eggs for mothers-to-be

August 17, 2018 12:00 pm

PALPA, Aug 17: Purbakhola rural municipality has started distributing a crate of eggs to local pregnant women as they visit for their checkup on fourth, sixth and ninth months.

PALPA, July 12: As many as 26 people were injured when a passenger bus fell some 50 metres down from the road while giving way to another vehicle at Bhalebas of Tansen Municipality-7 this morning.

PALPA, June 27: Gulmi and Palpa districts have exported a combined 29 tons of coffee in the current fiscal year. Two companies alone -- Highland Coffee Promotion and Nepal Organic Coffee Product – collect coffee produced in these districts and exported them to countries like the US, South Korea, Japan and Germany.

PALPA, June 4: Gothari Ghari village of Mathagadhi Rural Municipality-5 in the district is emptying at a faster pace for want of drinking water, a basic need for life. The village of around 500 families has been reduced to merely 200 in search of places having drinking water.

14 killed in Palpa bus plunge

June 2, 2018 02:31 am

PALPA, June 1: Fourteen people died when a passenger bus met with an accident at Humin of Rambha Rural Municipality in Palpa district on Friday morning.

PALPA, June 1:  Fourteen staffers were killed and 10 others have sustained serious injuries after a bus fell 200 meters down the road at Rambha rural municipality-4, according to DSP Binod Ghimire. The passenger bus (Lu 1 Kha 975) was en route to Rampur from Palpa, Tansen.

IED sets off in Palpa

May 13, 2018 12:55 pm

PALPA, May 13: An improvised explosive device (IED) has been detonated at Srinagardanda of Tansen Municipality-5 in Palpa today morning.

PALPA, May 5: The District Police Office, Palpa has arrested two transport entrepreneurs on the charge of halting vehicular services on Friday.

RAMPUR, March 15: Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), Palpa district working committee member and a journalist serving Radio Muktinath, Churamani Neupane, passed away.

PALPA, Mar 3: Two people including driver were killed and five others sustained injuries after a jeep met with an accident at Birpokhara of Tansen Municipality-12 in the district on Saturday afternoon.

PALPA, Feb 26: The Palpa Festival and Trade Fair organised by the Palpa Chamber of Commerce and Industry performed transactions worth Rs 120 million.

1 killed in Palpa jeep mishap

January 25, 2018 08:57 am

PALPA, Jan 25: A man died in a jeep accident in the district on Wednesday.

PALPA, Jan 19: Palpa district has been exporting bay leaf and cinnamon worth more than Rs 70 million a year to India for the past few years.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The rise in number of invalid votes has piled up pressure on the Election Commission (EC) to overhaul its ineffective voter education program, for which the election body spends billions of rupees.

PALPA, Dec 12: CPN-UML has secured 30, 114 votes in Palpa-1 in the parliamentary elections under the proportional representation (PR) category. Similarly, Nepali Congress has obtained 22, 945 votes while CPN (Maoist Center) has got 1,949 votes. Mangol National Organization has secured 922, Bibeksheel Sajha got 495 while Rastriya Janamorcha secured 217 while Rastriya Janamukti Party got 123 votes.